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J677 - Sanadine $ 150
Roc de Courlande, Puy de Dome, Auvergne, France
miniature - 5 x 4.3 x 2.8 cm


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Sanadine from Roc de Courlande, Puy de Dome, Auvergne, France [db_pics/pics/J677a.jpg] Sanadine from Roc de Courlande, Puy de Dome, Auvergne, France [db_pics/pics/J677b.jpg] Sanadine from Roc de Courlande, Puy de Dome, Auvergne, France [db_pics/pics/J677c.jpg]

Large Carlsbad-twinned Sanidine crystal from France. A species of Feldspar, this crystal out of an old collection and is complete all around and undamaged.


J676 - Sanadine $ 75
Roc de Courlande, Puy de Dome, Auvergne, France
miniature - 4 x 2.8 x 1.8 cm


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Sanadine from Roc de Courlande, Puy de Dome, Auvergne, France [db_pics/pics/J676a.jpg] Sanadine from Roc de Courlande, Puy de Dome, Auvergne, France [db_pics/pics/J676b.jpg] Sanadine from Roc de Courlande, Puy de Dome, Auvergne, France [db_pics/pics/J676c.jpg]

White Carlsbad-twinned Sanidine crystal from France. A species of Feldspar, this crystal out of an old collection and is complete all around and undamaged.


J661 - Quartz $ 160 SOLD
2nd Sovetskii Mine, Dal'Negorsk, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
miniature - 5 x 4 x 1.5 cm


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Quartz from 2nd Sovetskii Mine, Dal'Negorsk, Far-Eastern Region, Russia [db_pics/pics/J661a.jpg] Quartz from 2nd Sovetskii Mine, Dal'Negorsk, Far-Eastern Region, Russia [db_pics/pics/J661b.jpg] Quartz from 2nd Sovetskii Mine, Dal'Negorsk, Far-Eastern Region, Russia [db_pics/pics/J661c.jpg] Quartz from 2nd Sovetskii Mine, Dal'Negorsk, Far-Eastern Region, Russia [db_pics/pics/J661d.jpg]

Cluster of slender Quartz crystals with a distinctive red/orange color.


J664 - Hematite $ 140
Elba Island, Italy
thumbnail - 3 x 2.3 x 1.7 cm


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Hematite from Elba Island, Italy [db_pics/pics/J664a.jpg] Hematite from Elba Island, Italy [db_pics/pics/J664b.jpg] Hematite from Elba Island, Italy [db_pics/pics/J664c.jpg] Hematite from Elba Island, Italy [db_pics/pics/J664d.jpg]

Bright ans shiny black Hematite crystals from the classic Elba locality. Individual crystals to 1.6cm wide.


J648 - Legrandite $ 225 SOLD
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
thumbnail - 1.7 x 1 x 0.8 cm


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Legrandite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/J648a.jpg] Legrandite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/J648b.jpg] Legrandite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/J648c.jpg]

Spray formation of golden Legrandite crystals. Good all around, rare.


J743 - Chalcocite $ 180 SOLD
Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Wisconsin, USA
thumbnail - 2.2 x 2 x 1.5 cm


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Chalcocite from Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Wisconsin, USA [db_pics/pics/J743a.jpg] Chalcocite from Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Wisconsin, USA [db_pics/pics/J743b.jpg] Chalcocite from Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Wisconsin, USA [db_pics/pics/J743c.jpg]

Cluster of well formed Chalcocite crystals with an irridecent blue patina. Undamaged and complete all around. Beautiful thumbnail specimen from this long closed locality that has produced some of my favorite chalcocite specimens.


J666 - Orpiment $ 225
Twin Creeks Mine, Winnemucca, Nevada, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Orpiment from Twin Creeks Mine, Winnemucca, Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/J666a.jpg] Orpiment from Twin Creeks Mine, Winnemucca, Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/J666b.jpg] Orpiment from Twin Creeks Mine, Winnemucca, Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/J666c.jpg] Orpiment from Twin Creeks Mine, Winnemucca, Nevada, USA [db_pics/pics/J666d.jpg]

Good coverage of golden Orpiment crystals. The Twin Creeks Mine is a large open pit Gold mine in central Nevada. The Orpiment was found during Gold mining operations in the 1990s. In excellent condition.


J752 - Stannite $ 75 SOLD
San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia
thumbnail - 1.5 x 1.3 x 1.2 cm


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Stannite from San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/J752a.jpg] Stannite from San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/J752b.jpg] Stannite from San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/J752c.jpg]

Superb lustrous metallic crystals of the rare mineral Stannite from Bolivia. Stannite is a rare sulfide of copper, iron, and tin. Zinc commonly occurs with the iron and trace germanium may be present. Slightly irridescent.


J751 - Stannite $ 125 SOLD
San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia
thumbnail - 2 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm


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Stannite from San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/J751a.jpg] Stannite from San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/J751b.jpg] Stannite from San Jose Mine, Oruro, Bolivia [db_pics/pics/J751c.jpg]

Superb lustrous metallic crystals of the rare mineral Stannite from Bolivia. Stannite is a rare sulfide of copper, iron, and tin. Zinc commonly occurs with the iron and trace germanium may be present. Slightly irridescent, well crystallized all around.


J755 - Pyrargyrite $ 450
Peru
thumbnail - 2 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm


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Pyrargyrite from Peru [db_pics/pics/J755a.jpg] Pyrargyrite from Peru [db_pics/pics/J755b.jpg] Pyrargyrite from Peru [db_pics/pics/J755c.jpg]

Cluster of dark red Pyrargyrite crystals. Main crystal is complete and 1.8cm wide.


J770 - Fluorite on Quartz $ 450
China
cabinet - 11 x 9 x 4 cm


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Fluorite on Quartz from China [db_pics/pics/J770a.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from China [db_pics/pics/J770b.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from China [db_pics/pics/J770c.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from China [db_pics/pics/J770d.jpg]

Translucent green octahedrons of Fluorite on a Quartz crystal coated matrix. This is a floater well crystallized on all sides with no points of contact. In exceelent condition with damage to one crystal on the back and a small cleave on one crystal visible from the front, otherwise all are perfect, including the Quartz.


J715 - Diopside with Tsavorite $ 150
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.2 x 2 x 1.5 cm


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Diopside with Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J715a.jpg] Diopside with Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J715b.jpg] Diopside with Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J715c.jpg] Diopside with Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J715d.jpg] Diopside with Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J715e.jpg]

Cluster of Diopside crystals with attached Tsavorite. A couple small points of contact present but it's basically a floater with Diopside crystals sticking out in all directions. The Tsavorite are bright and gemmy!


J714 - Tsavorite $ 150 SOLD
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2 x 1.4 x 1 cm


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Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J714a.jpg] Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J714b.jpg] Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J714c.jpg]

Cluster of bright green Tsavorite crystals. The specimen is composed of Tsavorites of the elongated/faden habit with a number groups all intergrown together. Crystallized all around.


J718 - Diopside with Tsavorite $ 150
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2 x 1 x 0.7 cm


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Diopside with Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J718a.jpg] Diopside with Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J718b.jpg] Diopside with Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J718c.jpg] Diopside with Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J718d.jpg]

Diopside crystals intergrown with elongated Tsavorite crystals. Crystallized all around. The Tsavorite are bright and gemmy and up to 7mm long.


J719 - Graphite in Tsavorite $ 120
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 1.3 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm


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Graphite in Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J719a.jpg] Graphite in Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J719b.jpg] Graphite in Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/J719c.jpg]

Sharp single Tsavorite crystal with two very good inclusions of singel Graphite crystals.
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